Tata Steel Group & PGTI announce the 16th TATA Open 2017
Jamshedpur, December 12, 2017: The TATA STEEL Group and PGTI have announced the 16th TATA Open Golf 2017 which will be held in Jamshedpur from 14th – 17th December, 2017. The four-day tournament will be hosted at the Golmuri Golf Course in Jamshedpur. The Pro-Am will be played on 13th December, 2017. The event offers a rich prize purse of Rs. 1 crore.
The tournament will feature some of the top Indian professionals such as Udayan Mane, Shamim Khan, Mukesh Kumar, M Dharma, Om Prakash Chouhan, Shankar Das and Amardip Sinh Malik, to name a few. The top foreign players in the field are Sri Lankans Mithun Perera, Anura Rohana, N Thangaraja and K Prabagaran, Kunal Bhasin of Australia, Bangladesh’s Md Zamal Hossain Mollah, South African Damian Naicker and Swaziland’s Arthur Horne.
The local challenge will be led by professional Karan Taunk of Jamshedpur. The field also features two leading amateurs from Jamshedpur, Kurush Heerjee and Navtez Singh.
Speaking about the initiative, Mr. Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice President Corporate Services, Tata Steel said “We are pleased to host the 16th Tata Open Golf Pro – Golf event at our Golmuri Golf Course. The event has grown from strength to strength over the years. The golf course has also matured and we are looking forward to witness some very competitive golf.”
Mr. Uttam Singh Mundy, CEO, PGTI, said, “We thank the TATA STEEL Group for partnering with the PGTI in laying a strong foundation for professional golf in India. The 16th edition of the TATA Open promises to bring out the best from the Indian and foreign professionals playing on the PGTI as they strive for the honour of winning the coveted PGTI Order of Merit title. We wish the players all the best.”
The tournament venue, the Golmuri Golf Course, is a lush green, beautiful and very well-maintained golf course which doesn’t allow golfers any room for error.
Source: Press Release